VAN JURA, ANDREW C.
Age 82, died on December 2, 2013 at Overlook Hospital in Summit. He was born in Bayonne and lived in Warren since 1964. He was a freight and ticket agent for Central Jersey Transit for 42 years. He retired from NJ Transit and worked for Conrail. He was a door attendant for Higgins Home for Funerals for more than 10 years. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 4-6. He was a member of Our Lady of the Mount Church and the Watchung Elks Post # 2252. He won a Presidential Award for Physical Fitness and was a member of the Board of Trustees for the TCIU Union Lodge 1475. He is predeceased by his wif, Barbra. Surviving are his companion Audrey Heintze; sons Andrew C, Jr. and his wife, Celeste; Jeffrey S. and his wife, Victoria; Paul M. and his wife, Joanne; and Peter and his wife, Jeanne; his daughter Kathleen M. Szakacs and her husband, Steve. He is also survived by six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were on December 6 at HIGGINS HOMES FOR FUNERALS, Watchung. A Mass of resurrection was held at Our Lady of the Mount Chapel on December 6. Entombment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. To send cdonlences, go to higginsfuneralhome.com.